Articles tagged “UK government”

UK Confusion Reigns With a Travel Scheme to Exclude Some Countries From Quarantine

UK Confusion Reigns With a Travel Scheme to Exclude Some Countries From Quarantine

Jamie Grierson and Kate Proctor, The Guardian

With the quarantine reportedly starting in June, it leaves the government little time to clarify exactly how "air bridges" will work, and where they'll apply.

3 months ago

UK Hotels Get a Little Lift From Block Bookings for Crisis Workers

UK Hotels Get a Little Lift From Block Bookings for Crisis Workers

Matthew Parsons, Skift

As more countries mobilize their crisis workers, hotel groups can at least rely on small levels of business — the tricky part will be figuring out which properties stay open, and who exactly checks in.

4 months ago

The Impact of Brexit on the Travel Industry: New Skift Research

The Impact of Brexit on the Travel Industry: New Skift Research

Wouter Geerts, Skift Research

The UK is an important contributor to global travel, but the uncertainty over Brexit will impact its place in the world and its residents’ willingness to spend on international vacations. The questions are just how and where the impact will be felt most.

10 months ago

UK Government to Probe Environmental Cost of Tourism

UK Government to Probe Environmental Cost of Tourism

Rosie Spinks, Skift

The UK's tourism industry is robust and vitally important to its economy — which is why it's even more important that the government take a look at its environmental impact.

1 year ago